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What does Magdaline mean?

Magdaline Pronunciation of Magdaline [mag-da-line] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and Magdaline means "woman from Magdala". Magdaline is an alternate spelling of Madeline (Hebrew): variation of Madeleine.


Magdaline has 7 variants: Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Magdalina, Magdalini, Magdeleine and Magdelina.

15 more alternative forms via Madeline: Madalaina, Madaleine, Madalena, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn, Madelaine, Madeleine, Madelene, Madelina, Madelyne, Madlin, Magdala, Magdolna and Marline.

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Middle name pairings:
Magdaline Adelynn (M.A.), ..

How popular is Magdaline?

Magdaline is an unusual first name for females. Magdaline is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Magdaline entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #1465 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magdaline name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Magdaline outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Madalene, Madalyn (#570 in recent rankings), Madalynn (#685), Madelaine, Madeleine (#301), Madelene, Madeline (#90), Madelyne, Magdalen, Magdalena (#1103), Magdalene (#1807) and Marline are the popular varying forms of Magdaline. Other forms, like Madelina, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Magdaline was at its peak a decade ago (adoption of 0.54%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.36%, 33%). Madeline is the clear favorite, though Madalynn has become popular as well, while Magdalena is now less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magdaline, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn, Madelaine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madeleine, Madelene, Madeline, Madelyne, Magdalen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magdalena, Magdalene, Marline in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Madeleine, Madeline outside U.S.

Similar Names

Magdaline is alike in pronunciation to Magdelena and Magdeline. Other recommended names are Adaline, Caraline, Cataline, Cathaline, Karaline, Kathaline, Magali, Magalie, Maggali, Maighdlin, Mandalin (see Mandoline), Mandaline, Mandalyn, Mandalynn, Mandelin, Mandolin, Mandoline, Maralin, Maralina, Maraline, Marceline, Marsalina, Mazarine, Migdalia, Migdalla (see Migdalia), Nataline, Pascaline and Wendaline. These names tend to be more frequently used than Magdaline.

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